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from special interest groups. danielle lee has more from washington. >> reporter: congress may need to drown out the noise next week as they look more common ground to avoid $500 billion in tax increases. several unions launched an ad campaign, pressuring lawmakers to protect entitlement programs. >> for working families, it's not about cutting things we rely on most. >> reporter: advocates for the elderly, weaponsmakers, the oil and gas industry, even charity. >> congress has failed to do its job for the past ten years and they are so far continuing to fail to do their job. >> reporter: rick edleman worries the tug of war could end with no solution. a real possibility, as democrats reject spending cuts and republicans resist tax increases. >> if you're in congress, you can reduce taxes on january 2 relative to the new rates that prevail starting then. >> reporter: it's a dance analysts doubt lawmakers will risk taking. >> since it will affect every voter, i suspect there whether be a deal. >> reporter: lawmakers will start next week committed to compromise. in washington, danielle
are finally counted in washington state confirming that washington has join maine and maryland as the first states to allow same sex marriage by popular vote. six other states, new york, connecticut, eye warning massachusetts and new hampshire and vermont already allow gay marriage, but it was enacted there by either lawmaker or court ruling. not by public vote. in the state of washington, campaign supporters of same sex marriage included microsoft founder bill gates, jeff from amazon and new york's mayor, michael bloomberg. >>> still ahead, need to improve your focus? there is a simple task that could help you. >>> and which country president obama will be visiting later this month. >>> and was it an act of war? tonight the pentagon responds to the attack on a u.s. drone. and for the first time, the man who tried to kill gabriel giffords. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. . >>> seven live sentences plus another 140 years. that's for th
-hop rapper shyra gun and a producer traveled to washington to accept the award. the oakland program was one of a dozen after-school arts programs from across the country recognized. >> i think it's a long time coming, to tell you the truth. i think youth radio has done amazing work for years. and it's great that we're finally getting recognized for the work we do for this community. >> reporter: this 19-year-old says youth radio changed his life, giving him direction and helping him discover his passion. >> it's 7:00 in the morning in fremont, california. and dee is already running late. >> reporter: thanks to youth radio, he's well on his way to launching a career in radio journalism. in fact, his reports have already aired on national public radio and other outlets. >> i think so much of what i've learned her and what i've done here. it's helped me develop both a sense of myself and where i can go. >> reporter: the program's state-of-the-art equipment and professional staff, not only groomed hundreds of journalists, it's also fostered budding musicians and hope many kids find their niche
reports from washington, even the president crossed a few things off his shopping list. >> reporter: at a little bookstore just outside the nation's capital, president obama and his daughters were thinking small. >> we can do a little shopping. happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> on this small business saturday, the president chose to lead by example, giving a boost to the small businesses that often get lost in the holiday sales shuffle. >> small businesses are the job creters. two out of every three new net sector jobs are created by a small business. >> reporter: and there are small business owners are counting on their neighbors for survival. >> just don't have that kind of budget to start advertising with the mega marketing. so it's nice to still be remembered. and small business saturday is the best time to let people notice us. ♪ >> reporter: christmas traditions like this seem almost quaint when compared to the new face of the holidays. big chain stores got their holiday season off and running even before the traditional black friday feeding frenzy. they're hoping an extra s
. >>> as congress returned to work today in washington, some democrats were pushing an unorthodox idea for coping with that so-called fiscal cliff. they're proposing letting the steep tax hikes and spending cuts take effect in the new year, which would force republicans to bargain. the white house says it wants a deal without going over the fiscal cliff. lawmakers have about seven weeks to reach a budget deal that will avoid that scenario. some fear the economic uncertainty could ignite turmoil in the financial markets or cause businesses to delay hiring and spend less. all this week the president is meeting with lawmakers and leaders in labor and business getting their input on the situation. >>> it seems to be changing by the hour. another twist in this widening scandal. two women and now two generals are under investigation in the david petraeus saga. janelle wang breaks down this complicated case in our world tonight. >> reporter: raj, the florida socialite at the center of the scandal apparently exchanged flirtatious e-mails with another four-star general. the fbi is reviewing thousands of d
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